(Explore the history of nursing and choose two events/topics from history related to nursing (ie education, practices, important people, etc.) and explain each one in detail and why they are important to the nursing profession.)
ANYTIME YOU COMPLETE A PAPER/ESSAY in this course you must follow the APA rules. Use these requirements to attain full credit regardless if they are all listed out in the directions within the course.
Set paper with 1-inch margins all around. Spacing ‘before’ and ‘after’ set at 0. Entire document including reference list is double spaced, Times New Roman, font 12 with all paragraphs indented on the first line by 1/2 inch.
One title page, set up using the Aspen SON title page format. Video for running head directions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8u47x2dvQHs
There is NO ABSTRACT in papers for this course. At the top of page 2 you will repeat the title of your assignment (not in bold, but centered) and then write a brief introduction paragraph of the ENTIRE paper (main sections should be mentioned;
THIS INCLUDES ANY TOPICS FOR CASE STUDY SECTIONS). Intro is followed by a Level 1 subheading (bold and centered) for the first half of the assignment. This week it’s History and Events in Nursing. Any question/point you are addressing under this heading should be marked clearly with Level 2 subheading which are bolded and flush left. Immediately after the first section above without any spaces, you will also use another Level 1 subheading (bold and centered) prior to the second half of the assignment which is the case study.
This week it’s Professional Nursing Organizations. Again, differentiate which question/point you are answering by using a Level 2 subheading (bold and at the left margin). After both sections are discussed at length – there will be ONE Conclusion – needed for all papers as the last Level 1 subheading bold and centered that summarizes the entire paper/knowledge gained
There will be ONE alphabetized reference page for all sources set “hanging” with references in APA format. All citations need a reference! All references listed are cited correctly in APA format in the text. Points are docked for incorrect citations and not meeting the source requirement. Should use 3rd person the majority of the time but it is OK to use 1st person when describing a personal experience related to a specific question.
Referencing must be within 5 years to current.